Mt. Daraitan, March 2019

Mt. Daraitan, March 2019

A quick yet not-so-easy hike to one of the most popular peaks in the Sierra Madre range. It was 90 percent assault and the traverse was one of the most knee-killing things I've done in my life (and I'm staying this at a life stage where I am doing high-intensity interval training and some weights [...]

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Nature’s Healing Home, La Union

Closed November and welcomed December in one of our favorite towns - La Union, the North's surfing capital. But boards and waves weren't on our agenda on this trip - instead, we enjoyed a little respite and learned some new things at Nature's Healing Home, a meditation, yoga, and healing center found in a sprawling [...]

Tiong Bahru, Singapore

Tiong Bahru, Singapore

Explore Art-deco HBDs and hip establishments in this housing estate

Back in Singapore, October 2018

Back in Singapore, October 2018

Finally got to do touristy stuff in SG!

Taiwan: Zhongshe Flower Market in Houli District, Taichung

Taiwan: Zhongshe Flower Market in Houli District, Taichung

How to get to the famous Taichung Flower Market in Houli District

Taiwan: Yehliu Geopark, Shifen Old Street, Jiufen Village

Taiwan: Yehliu Geopark, Shifen Old Street, Jiufen Village

Exploring old villages in the north of Taiwan

Taiwan: Visiting Zhinan Temple and Riding the Maokong Gondola

Taiwan: Visiting Zhinan Temple and Riding the Maokong Gondola

Last week, I spent four days in Taiwan with my mom. I'd say it's one of my most favorite destinations to date (not that I haven't traveled a lot), because we were able to see, taste, and experience so much on a fairly affordable budget!Our first stop after a couple of hours' rest at our [...]

Taiwan, July 2018

Taiwan, July 2018

This trip was supposed to be our official Honeymoon, but Ranie recently got a new job and very quickly had to fly out to Serbia for two months. So I ended up doing a "Mamamoon" w/ my newly retired Momma! We had a blast enjoying a mix of old and new culture experiences + really [...]

Pamulaklakin Forest Trail, Subic

Pamulaklakin Forest Trail, Subic

We wen to to Subic to pause, breathe, and kick off being married properly.

Subic Beach, Sorsogon

Subic Beach, Sorsogon

Blue skies. Turquoise waters. Pinkish sand.